Graduate Admissions

Financing Your Education

Affordable, Global Graduate Education

Take into consideration these financials when planning your graduate education at St. Cloud State:

  • Graduate tuition rates include a standard in-state rate for Minnesota residents and those with reciprocity^, a standard Midwest Compact rate, a standard non-resident rate as well as several market-based rates (MBA, MEM/EMEM, ACR, MTQ, RAS and doctoral programs). Online courses, off-site and ITV courses are offered at differential tuition rates. 
  • Student fees are charged per credit and may vary by program. All graduate students pay a flat fee for the SCSU Medical Clinic each term. 
  • Online students living outside of Minnesota may request a partial refund of student fees.
  • Most full-time students enroll in 8-12 graduate credits each semester.
  • Health insurance is required for all F-1 and J-1 students and scholars at St. Cloud State University.

^Reciprocal tuition agreements apply for students from North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Manitoba. Residents of those states and provinces are eligible to pay home-resident tuition rates when attending St. Cloud State University. To be eligible, students must complete a reciprocity application, approved by their home state or province, prior to registration. Reciprocity does not apply to market-rate tuition programs (MBA, MEM/EMEM, ACR, MTQ, RAS and doctoral programs).

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